Sunday, January 20, 2019 and the big snow

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As the weather forecasts continue to talk of up to 16 inches of snow (and maybe some ice) here in Central PA, we want to let you know about plans and programs with Lutheran Campus Ministry for Sunday, January 20th, 2019. Sunday morning worship services at Grace Lutheran Church will be held at 8 am, 9 am and 10:30 am …

following a star

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This past Sunday the Christian calendar marked the festival of Epiphany, when we remember the visit of the magi to the infant Jesus.  They were strangers, traveling from far away in the east, following a star that led them on a journey filled with discovery, danger and and revelation.  They found the place where Jesus was (with a little help …

Prayer for this Week – 1/7/2019

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God of light, Help me to see how your star is leading me.  Even if I need to follow you far and wide. Give me courage when I encounter challenging and even dangerous situations, where I will be faced with the choice between thwarting your intentions for the world, or protecting your love for the world. Fill me with the …

Austin Channing Brown – January 30th

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Austin Channing Brown will share a public keynote on Wednesday, January 30th at 7 pm in HUB-Robeson’s Freeman Auditorium.  This event is free and open to the public. Austin Channing Brown is a leading new voice on racial justice, and author of I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Austin is committed to exploring the intersections …

Matthew 2:1-12

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1 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.” 3 When King Herod heard this, he was …

Retreat Close to Home: Jan 18 – 19

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Discerning Our Stories Retreat – a free retreat to explore your story and who you are becoming Friday, January 18th – Saturday, January 19th, 20198 Hilton Garden Inn, State College 5 pm on Friday through 6 pm on Saturday. This will be a relaxed time filled with conversation, reflection, laughter, worship, and plenty of fun with other students as well …

Free Pizza Friday! Tasty and Interfaith!

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We’ll be joining our Muslim friends again on Friday, January 11th to hand out free pizza!  Come join the fun! If you want to help, come to the lobby at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center by 12:55 pm (don’t be late – it goes quick!) and help carry pizza over to the plaza outside Palmer and the Forum.  We’ll hand out pizza …

Sorry. No Finals Week Breakfast this Week.

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Finals Week Breakfast will not be held this week.  Alicia has lost her voice (as you well know if you saw/heard her Sunday!) and she has been advised to rest her voice. Sorry! Hopefully, she will be able to talk on Wednesday!

Prayer for this week 12/4/2018

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Oh, God of Light, When the darkness seems to close around me, show me the light of your love. When I am frightened and overwhelmed, bring hope and compassion to my troubled spirit. When injustice and violence begin to take hold, flood the world with your peace and justice. When the world around me and within me seems broken and …

Christmas Hoopla Sunday Evening!

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Seriously, make plans to for the Christmas Hoopla this Sunday!  You’ll find a great way to take a break from studying and enjoy the holiday fun! Come for a festive dinner, Christmas music and fun, and silly gifts for everyone!   Wear your favorite holiday sweater or other holiday clothes (or just come in your study-wear). We’ll gather Sunday, December 9th in …